‘Museum Hours’ by Jem Cohen

Jem Cohen’s Museum Hours is sometimes compared to Richard Linklater’s Before trilogy. Comparison-makers point to Cohen’s unobtrusive eye, allowing his characters to simply exist, to speak as if uninhibited by a script, much like the naturalistic relationship between Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy in Linklater’s films. Museum Hours strikes me, however, as quite distinct. An ode to the simple poetics ofContinue reading “‘Museum Hours’ by Jem Cohen”